- December 10, 2006
- Matthew Monahan, Brian Monahan
- Redwood City, CA
- Identity, Search, Big Data, Analytics
- Inflection is a big data platform for finding public documents such as census collections, court documents, phonebooks and business filings.
Inflection is a Big Data platform that makes finding public documents simple and affordable.
The company has aggregated over 14 billion records, including U.S. census collections, court documents, phonebooks, business filings, obituaries, vital records, and yearbooks. Inflection makes it easy to search and retrieve records through its innovative brands, including and PeopleSmart.com.
PeopleSmart helps consumers and professionals find contact information and public records. PeopleSmart seeks to transform the public records landscape with a focus on privacy, data quality, and user empowerment.
Inflection derives competitive advantage by building applications and warehousing data in a proprietary in-house platform, called STORM. The platform approach has allowed the company to disrupt industry pricing models and quickly bring new products to market.
Inflection was founded in 2006 by brothers Brian and Matthew Monahan from a Harvard dorm room. The company was bootstrapped until 2010, at which point it raised $30 million Series A from top-tier investors Matrix Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures. It sold Archives.com, a family history website, to Ancestry.com in April 2012 in a $100 million deal. Inflection has 150 employees and is profitable.
Learn more about what makes the Inflection culture unique and see a list of open positions at Inflection.com.
Current Team (10)Update
Lead Sr Architect
Director / Investor
Sr Director, Engineering Operations
Chief Idea Guy & Co-Founder
CEO & Co-Founder
Lead Sr Architect
EVP Business & Corporate Development
Past Team (12)Update
2011 - Jan, 2012
Manager, Business Development
Jun, 2008 - Feb, 2011
Head of Product and GM - Archives.com
May, 2009 - Aug, 2012
May, 2008 - Mar, 2010
VP, User Experience
2012 - Jan, 2012
P.O. Box 391146
Omaha, NE 68139
Inflection Silicon Valley
555 Twin Dolphin Drive Suite 200
Redwood City, CA 94065